Malignant hypercalcemia associated with ovarian dysgerminoma: a case report

Authors

  • Md Amirul Islam Kudrat Ullah Resident Medical Officer, Department of Endocrinology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Fatisha Khanam Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology, Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Parijat Ghosh Resident, MD Phase B (Endocrinology), Department of Endocrinology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Rushda Sharmin Binte Rouf Assistant Professor, Department of Endocrinology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mohammod Feroz Amin Professor, Department of Endocrinology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v12i2.59643

Keywords:

Dysgerminoma, hypercalcemia, ovarian cancer

Abstract

Hypercalcemia is a well-recognized and potentially dangerous paraneoplastic manifestation of malignancy; furthermore, it is an important cancer related medical emergency. It has been endured in association with a number of malignancies; however, it is an unusual presentation of ovarian cancer like dysgerminoma. This neoplasm along with refractory hypercalcemia, which usually affects the young women, is a sign of advanced disease and indicates poor prognosis. In this report, we present a case of 31-year-old female, who presented with features of hypercalcemia which was associate with ovarian dysgerminoma.

BIRDEM Med J 2022; 12(2): 158-160

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Published

2022-05-10

How to Cite

Kudrat Ullah, M. A. I. ., Khanam, F. ., Ghosh, P. ., Binte Rouf, R. S. ., & Amin, M. F. . (2022). Malignant hypercalcemia associated with ovarian dysgerminoma: a case report. BIRDEM Medical Journal, 12(2), 158–160. https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v12i2.59643

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Case Reports